Rickettsia prowazekii

the etiologic agent of epidemic typhus and the recrudescent infection Brill-Zinsser disease. The organisms are transmitted between humans via the louse Pediculus humanus var. corporis and from flying squirrels to humans by fleas and lice.

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  • Rickettsia prowazekii — Taxobox color = lightgrey name = Rickettsia prowazekii regnum = Bacteria phylum = Proteobacteria classis = Alpha Proteobacteria ordo = Rickettsiales familia = Rickettsiaceae genus = Rickettsia species = R. prowazekii binomial = Rickettsia… …   Wikipedia

  • Rickettsia prowazekii — Rickettsia prowazeki Rickettsia prowazecki …   Wikipédia en Français

  • rickettsia PROWAZEKII — (Вер) см. Провацека риккетсия …   Большой медицинский словарь

  • Rickettsia — Systematik Domäne: Bakterien (Bacteria) Abteilung: Proteobacteria Klasse: Alpha Proteobacteria …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Rickettsia — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Rickettsia Células infectadas por Rickettsia rickettsii …   Wikipedia Español

  • Rickettsia prowazecki — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda ? Rickettsia prowazekii Clasificación científica Dominio: Bacteria Filo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Rickettsia — Taxobox color = lightgre name = Rickettsia image caption = Rickettsia rickettsii brown = Bacteria phylum = Proteobacteria classis = Alpha Proteobacteria ordo = Rickettsiales familia = Rickettsiaceae genus = Rickettsia genus authority = da Rocha… …   Wikipedia

  • Rickettsia — A member of a group of microorganisms that (like viruses) require other living cells for growth but (like bacteria) use oxygen, have metabolic enzymes and cell walls, and are susceptible to antibiotics. Rickettsiae cause a series of diseases… …   Medical dictionary

  • Риккетсии (Rickettsiae, Един. Rickettsia) — группа микроскопических неподвижных сферических или палочкообразных паразитических организмов. По своему клеточному строению и способу бесполого размножения они напоминают бактерии, однако, аналогично вирусам, не могут размножаться вне организма… …   Медицинские термины

  • Rickettsien — Rickettsia Rickettsia rickettsii in der Wirtszelle Systematik Domäne: Bakterien (Bacteria) Abteilung: Proteobacteria …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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